Roundup Friday February 12, 2010

1.  Prodigal dogs:  Have gray wolves found a home in Colorado?—Michelle Nijhuis, High Country News 2/15/10

http://www.hcn.org/issues/42.3/prodigal-dogs

2.  Utah Legislature:  Full appellate panel will hear Kane County road issue—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008624/Utah-Legislature-Full-appellate-panel-will-hear-Kane-County-road-issue.html?pg=1

3.  Utah Legislature:  Lawmakers take state’s rights fight to public lands—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008668/Utah-Legislature-Lawmakers-take-states-rights-fight-to-public-lands.html

4.  Utah Legislature urged to see spiritual value of wilds—Josh Smith, DN 2/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008651/Utah-Legislature-urged-to-see-spiritual-value-of-wilds.html

5.  Ecology experts to study sports complex plan—Aaron Falk, DN 2/11/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008843/Ecology-experts-to-study-sports-complex-plan.html

6.  Feds pass on surest solution to Asian carp advance—John Flesher, AP, SLT 2/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14380509

7.  Cedar City joins bus study—Mark Havnes, SLT 2/11/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14382370

8.  Landowner, wildlife advocates see opportunity in wind energy regs (Wyoming)—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 2/11/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_3fd73f55-41fc-518c-90f1-6dd32f4899f6.html

9.  Arizona quits Western climate endeavor—Shaun McKinnon, The Arizona Republic 2/11/10

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/02/11/20100211climate-brewer0211.html

10.  China’s fears of rich nation ‘climate conspiracy’ at Copenhagen revealed—Mark Lynas, The Guardian (UK) 2/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/11/chinese-thinktank-copenhagen-document

11.  National Trust to cut fossil fuel use in half by 2020—Rebecca Smithers, The Guardian (UK) 2/11/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/10/national-trust-fossil-fuels

12.  Stretched military halts cleanup of Florida tire reef—Brian Skoloff, AP, DN 2/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008562/Stretched-military-halts-cleanup-of-Florida-tire-reef.html

13.  Latest plan to cut farm subsidies likely dead—Steve Karnowski, AP, DN 2/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008516/Latest-plan-to-cut-farm-subsidies-likely-dead.html

14.  Kenya relocates thousands of animals to game park—AP, DN 2/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008507/Kenya-relocates-thousands-of-animals-to-game-park.html

15.  Utah Legislature:  House formally questions global warming—Bob Bernick Jr., DN 2/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008370/Utah-Legislature-House-formally-questions-global-warming.html

16.  Take close look at CO2, scientist urges—Elaine Jarvik, DN 2/10/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008371/Take-close-look-at-CO2-scientist-urges.html

17.  Noel, faith leaders stage impromptu wilderness debate—Peggy Fletcher Stack, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14374997

18.  Utah lawmakers propose using eminent domain to take federal land—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14377307

19.  Kane County roads case goes to full appeals court—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14376028

20.  Exterminator owner:  ‘I would have told the family…to get out’—Erin Alberty, Judy Fahys, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14374740

21.  Phosphine poisoning is rare—Melinda Rogers, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14377055

22.  Timpanogos Cave rock to be blasted in $500,000 project—Mike Stark, AP, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14377396

23.  Yellowstone earthquake swarm dwindles—AP, SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14373614

24.  Wolf bill heads to guv—SLT 2/10/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14378560

25.  Wasatch Front Regional Council seeks input on long-range vision—Jeff Robinson, KCPW News 2/10/10

http://kcpw.org/blog/local-news/2010-02-10/wasatch-front-regional-council-seeks-input-on-long-range-vision/

26.  County plans Envision meeting—Charles Geraci, Logan Herald Journal 2/10/10

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2010/02/10/news/news03-02-10-10.txt

27.  USU dean keys eco-station plan—Kim Burgess, Logan Herald-Journal 2/10/10

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2010/02/10/news/news04-02-10-10.txt

28.  Udall, Salazar seek harsher penalties for public-land damage—Howard Pankratz, The Denver Post 2/10/10

http://www.denverpost.com/politics/ci_14369719

29.  Judge gives NOAA Fisheries last chance on salmon (Washington State)—Jeff Barnard, AP, The Seattle Times 2/10/10

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011038811_websalmondams11.html

30.  Coho mojo:  Restoring salmon runs in region’s watersheds (Washington State)—Philip Ferolito, Yakima Herald-Republic 2/10/10

http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2010/02/10/02-11-10-coho-returns

31.  City looks at Green River for water (Wyoming)—Pete Nickeas, Casper Star-Tribune 2/10/10

http://www.trib.com/news/local/article_3fb4fd68-6a3e-50b2-b3ec-b0457faa9c26.html

32.  British Columbia declares Canadian North Fork off limits to mining, energy development—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian (Montana) 2//10/10

http://www.missoulian.com/news/local/article_454ec652-15d5-11df-ab0b-001cc4c03286.html

33.  Tribal proposal to gill-net lake trout raises questions—Jim Mann, Montana Daily Inter Lake 2/10/10

http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_616f533c-1608-11df-a325-001cc4c03286.html

34.  Gibbons recycling plan hatched on trip to California—Anjeanette Damon, Reno Gazette-Journal 2/10/10

http://www.rgj.com/article/20100210/NEWS/2100406/1321/news/Gibbons-recycling-plan-hatched-on-trip-to-California

35.  Texas is urged to help expand solar power—Jack Z. Smith, Fort Worth Star-Telegram 2/10/10

http://www.star-telegram.com/business/story/1961196.html

36.  Feinstein, Boxer call for delay on plans to expand Central Valley landfill—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 2/10/10

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-toxic10-2010feb10,0,1473846.story

37.  ‘Valentine’s Day’ writes a love letter to the environment—Richard Verrier, Los Angeles Times 2/10/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2010/02/valentines-day-writes-a-love-letter-to-the-environment-.html

38.  Rep. Moran likely to lead panel that funds environmental agencies—Noelle Straub, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/10/10

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/02/10/10greenwire-rep-moran-likely-to-lead-panel-that-funds-envir-9061.html

39.  China’s water pollution level higher than estimated in 2007—Emma Graham-Harrison, The Washington Post 2/10/10

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/09/AR2010020903572.html?hpid=sec-world

40.  Scientists seek better way to do climate report—Seth Borenstein, AP, The Washington Times 2/10/10

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/feb/10/scientists-seek-better-way-do-climate-report/

41.  B.C. protects Flathead—Richard Cuthbertson, Calgary Herald 2/10/10

http://www.calgaryherald.com/travel/protects+Flathead/2544904/story.html

42.  A clouded leopard filmed for first time in Malaysia—A. Wilting, A. Mohamed, The Guardian (UK) 2/10/10

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/video/2010/feb/10/sundaland-cloud-leopard-wildlife

43.  Keep alert to invisible gas—Debbie Arrington, McClatchy Newspapers, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008375/Keep-alert-to-invisible-gas.html

44.  January freeze damaged 4 percent of Florida oranges—AP, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008288/January-freeze-damaged-4-percent-of-Florida-oranges.html

45.  Board grapples with EnergySolutions’ blended-waste proposal—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008419/Board-grapples-with-EnergySolutions-blended-waste-proposal.html

46.  Plans call for second Utah radioactive waste site in Tooele County—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008320/Plans-call-for-second-Utah-radioactive-waste-site-in-Tooele-County.html

47.  LDS vegetable program helps Bolivians—Jason Swensen, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008159/LDS-vegetable-program-helps-Bolivians.html

48.  Centerville may offer curbside green-waste pickup—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 2/9/10

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700008381/Centerville-may-offer-curbside-green-waste-pickup.html

49.  Second Layton girl dies in case of possible pesticide poisoning—Erin Alberty, Jason Bergreen, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14366904

50.  House OKs resolution doubting climate change—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14367692

51.  U. geophysicist ready to try storing CO2 underground—Brian Maffly, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14368203

52.  Kids at schools close to busy roads breathe more pollution—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14369425

53.  Radiological waste war dominates board meeting—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14370164

54.  Park City’s open space funds are all spoken for—Christopher Smart, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14366929

55.  Cattle battle:  New Zealand has more cows than kiwis—AP, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14364390

56.  Alaska dentist fixes injured eagle’s broken beak—AP, SLT 2/9/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14364386

57.  Idea of big-bucks big-game hunt on Antelope Island resurfaces—Dan Weist, Ogden Standard-Examiner 2/9/10

http://www.standard.net/topics/utah-legislature/2010/02/09/idea-big-bucks-big-game-hunt-antelope-island-resurfaces

58.  Colorado to get $30 million in federal money to clear beetle-killed forests—Yesenia Robles, The Denver Post 2/9/10

http://www.denverpost.com/newsheadlines/ci_14361376

59.  Medicine Bow gets bulk of Wyo beetle-kill funds—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star Tribune 2/10/10

http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/article_114f3f57-d673-5383-8260-a2d865cfb3cf.html

60.  State’s snowpack below average midway through winter (Washington State)—Yakima Herald-Republic 2/9/10

http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2010/02/09/state-s-snowpack-below-average-midway-through-winter

61.  A federal climate service is created to provide data—John M. Broder, The New York Times 2/9/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/09/business/energy-environment/09noaa.html?adxnnl=1&ref=todayspaper&adxnnlx=1265717260-iAVeSKvD7mUZIFStw5Db3w

62.  Leaks trouble nominees for nuclear panel—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 2/9/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/10/business/energy-environment/10reactor.html?ref=todayspaper

63.  Climate change legislation buried under record snowfall in capital—Alexander Bolton, The Hill 2/9/10

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/80485-climate-bill-buried-under-record-snowfall

64.  Runoff looks lean in N. Utah—SLT 2/8/10

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14360213

65.  Tapeworm in Idaho years before wolves arrived—AP, The Idaho Statesman 2/8/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/531/story/1072771.html

66.  Group sues to force decision on pygmy rabbits (Idaho)—Nicholas K. Geranios, AP, The Idaho Statesman 2/8/10

http://www.idahostatesman.com/531/story/1072494.html

67.  Skeptics find fault with UN climate panel—Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times 2/8/10

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/09/science/earth/09climate.html?ref=todayspaper

68.  California solar startup Ausra acquired by French nuclear energy giant Areva—Todd Woody, Los Angeles Times 2/8/10

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2010/02/california-solar-startup-ausra-acquired-by-areva-french-nuclear-energy-giant.html

Commentary

69.  Put in your two cents on National Forest Plan—Garth Barker, Logan Herald-Journal 2/11/10

http://hjnews.townnews.com/articles/2010/02/11/opinion/our_view/ourview01-02-11-10.txt

70.  Clean Air Challenge—Editorial, KSL Newsradio 2/10/10

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=238&sid=9574428

71.  Climate resolution a lot of hot air—Editorial, Ogden Standard Examiner 2/9/10

http://www.standard.net/topics/opinion/2010/02/09/our-view-climate-resolution-lot-hot-air

72.  Tooele Valley’s air quality deserves more scrutiny—Editorial, Tooele Transcript Bulletin 2/9/10

http://www.transcriptbulletin.com/view/full_story/5879318/article-Tooele-Valley%E2%80%99s-air-quality-deserves-more-scrutiny?instance=lead_story_left_column

73.  President Obama’s budget will hurt job creation in West—Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso, Politico 2/8/10

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0210/32654.html

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